Alex the Parrot: No Ordinary Bird
Author: Stephanie Spinner
Illustrator: Meilo So
This is the story of Alex, the African grey parrot whose intelligence was discovered by his caretaker, Irene Pepperberg. At a time when the size of the brain was associated positively with an animal’s degree of intelligence, Alex’s extraordinary intelligence surprised everyone, leading to an important discovery. An informative book with charming illustrations both children and adults will enjoy.
Publisher: Alfred A. Knopf (New York, USA)
National Library Board (Singapore) Call Number: English J 636.6 SPI